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    Kenya

    A fantastic choice for first-time safari-goers and seasoned travellers alike

    Kenya is almost a microcosm of Africa, with its incredible array of landscapes and abundant wildlife. From the migratory herds of the Masai Mara, to the dense tropical rainforest, the North Frontier’s rugged mountain terrain, and the sugar-white beaches that fringe the Indian Ocean, its richness and diversity will satisfy any traveller.

    Kenya is also leading the way in responsible tourism and many of the Kenyan safari lodges and camps are now heavily involved with community projects. Developed by safari operators in conjunction with the local tribes, this admirable relationship is designed to preserve the country’s natural resources, while delivering real and lasting benefit to the tribal communities.

    All of cazenove+loyd’s safari and wildlife holidays in Kenya are based around conservation, as without responsible tourism the projects that protect animals and their habitat simply would not and could not exist. Our contacts on the ground mean that clients can gain a real insight into these essential and moving projects. 

    The carefully sought out, owner-run safari camps that we select for our clients are set in spectacular areas of Kenya, offering an authentic, ecologically and socially responsible, highly comfortable and, above all, deeply memorable, safari experience.

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    Only an 8-hour flight from Europe and without the drag of jet-lag, a safari in Kenya is a great choice for those with a shorter amount of time. For families, February half-term is a fantastic time due to the more favourable rates and higher levels of availability.

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